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John Clark ParisRoster ID 1841
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1874|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Clark Paris, Class of 1874: Born- Feb. 7, 1851 Charlotte, Co. Randolph, Va. Father- Wyatt Branch Paris of Appomattox Co. Va. Mother- Mary Anne Zorada Bailey of Rough Creek, Charlotte Co. Va. Pat. Grandfather- Josiah Paris; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Goulding. Mat. Grandfather- Andrew Bailey; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Green. Married- Sallie Avorico Middleton, daughter of Andrew J. Middleton of Rough Creek, Charlotte Co. Va. Children- 1- Winnie Davis Paris; 2- Annie Zora Paris; 3- Lizzie Middleton Paris; 4- Virginia Bell Paris. Entered VMI- Sept. 13, 1870; Graduated July 4, 1874 standing 23 in a class of 42. Career- Farmer, Banker, Doctor, Teacher. Graduated from Medical College in Louisville, KY March 1879. Taught school until 1882. Practiced Medicine in Charlotte, Co. 1882-?. Appointed Superintendent of Schools in Charlotte, Co until 1886. Farmed and practiced medicine until he moved to Tenn. Graduated from Medical Department of the University of Tenn. Feb. 1890. Took a Post Graduate course in Chicago Polyclinic. Practiced medicine in Kenton, Tenn. Died- Jan. 31, 1940 at his home in Kenton, Tenn.|